Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

 

Protection of national minorities: Council of Europe monitoring body publishes report on the Russian Federation

Strasbourg, 25.07.2012 – The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its Third Opinion on the Russian Federation, together with the government’s Comments. These documents are also available in Russian.

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The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities provides for a monitoring system whereby the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, assisted by the Advisory Committee, composed of independent experts, evaluates the implementation of the convention.